Usman Baba, the Inspector-General of Police, has ordered the switch of the case of the murdered Tremendous TV Chief Government Officer, Usifo Ataga, from Lagos to Abuja.
SaharaReporters stories that the IGP ordered that the case be taken up by the Drive Prison Investigation Division, whereas the homicide prime suspect, 21-year-old Chidinma Ojukwu, would even be dropped at Abuja.
“IGP has authorized the switch of Usifo Ataga’s homicide case to Abuja. It is going to be dealt with by the FCID,” a prime supply instructed SaharaReporters.
SaharaReporters had on Wednesday reported that the household alleged that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, is likely to be shielding the killers of their son, with the police’s suspicious dealing with of the matter.
They’d claimed that Chidinma, the prime suspect in Ataga’s homicide, was arraigned in a Yaba Justice of the Peace Courtroom with out the household being knowledgeable.
The household of the murdered Tremendous TV CEO had final Sunday employed human rights’ lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, to make sure that justice was served for his or her slain son.
Ataga’s household in a letter to Ozekhome additionally accused the police of stifling efforts to make sure these behind the Tremendous TV CEO homicide have been dropped at e-book.
The household, within the letter, accused the Lagos CP of “trying to guard the killers of Ataga.”
The Usifo household additionally decried the alleged comfy motion of Chidinma from jail to courtroom and from courtroom again to the jail.
The household mentioned Chidinma was moved in an Uber trip with out handcuffs.
The household alleged that the person who had claimed to be Chidinma’s father and was charged for obstructing police investigation was her (Chidinma) “sugar daddy” and never her organic father.
They’d faulted the N1million bail granted to Chidinma’s father and one Babalola Disu, one other suspect within the case by the Justice of the Peace courtroom.
The household had alleged that Disu was “extremely suspected to have carried out the homicide”.
Ataga’s household premised its suspicion on info they acquired to the impact that Disu’s quick rental condo was immediately reverse the condo the place Mr Ataga was killed.
The household, nevertheless, urged Ozekhome and his chambers to take up the case and see that justice is served by a really skilled prosecution of all these concerned within the crime.
Ozekhome additionally confirmed that he’s now representing Ataga’s household
In an announcement on Sunday, Ozekhome had mentioned the bereaved household employed him “to guard and defend the pursuits of the Ataga household and his teeming mates, admirers, kinsmen, and enterprise associates, to make sure that justice is duly served within the matter.”